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Looking for committee minutes? Need information about legislators past or present? Have questions about bills, laws, votes, codes, sessions, vetoes, or amendments? Want a quiet getaway with a fabulous view of downtown Raleigh? The North Carolina Legislative Library offers this and more!

Our mission is to meet the research and information needs of General Assembly members, their staffs, and legislative committees. We are also a resource for other state agencies and the public. Our website is chock-full of publications, tutorials, and historical collections.

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Library News

  • 2020 legislation summaries available
    The Summaries of Substantive Ratified Legislation 2020 is now available! It contains summaries of all substantive legislation of general applicability and certain local legislation having general import from the 2020 Regular Session. […]
  • Digitizing committee minutes
    When a bill becomes law in North Carolina, it is passed by both legislative chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives. Before that occurs, however, the bill is written and rewritten […]
  • How to Vote in All 50 States
    The Washington Post just unveiled an excellent guide to voting procedures in all 50 states. Just select your state, then answer whether you are registered to vote and how you plan to […]

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